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Bachia psamophila RODRIGUES, PAVAN & CURCIO, 2007

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Higher TaxaGymnophthalmidae (Cercosaurinae), Sauria, Gymnophthalmoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymBachia psamophila RODRIGUES, PAVAN & CURCIO 2007 
DistributionC Brazil (Tocantins)

Type locality: ‘‘Tombador de areia’’ (10°02’S, 48°23’W), mu-
nicipality of Porto Nacional, state of Tocantins, Brazil. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MZUSP 95080, an adult male, collected by D. Pavan on 13 December
2002. The specimen was not labeled in field. 
Comment 
EtymologyEtymology.—The specific name derives from the Greek ‘‘psamos’’ (sand) and is a reference to the sandy habitat preferences of this species. 
References
  • Rodrigues, M.T.; Pavan, D. & Curcio, F. 2007. Two New Species of Lizards of The Genus Bachia (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae) from Central Brazil. Journal of Herpetology 41 (4): 545-553 - get paper here
  • RODRIGUES, MIGUEL TREFAUT; AGUSTÍN CAMACHO, PEDRO MURILO SALES NUNES, RENATO SOUSA RECODER, MAURO TEIXEIRA JR., PAULA H. VALDUJO, JOSÉ MÁRIO B. <br />GHELLERE, TAMÍ MOTT & CRISTIANO NOGUEIRA 2008. A new species of the lizard genus Bachia (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Cerrados of Central Brazil. Zootaxa 1875: 39–50 - get paper here
  • TEIXEIRA JR, MAURO; RENATO SOUSA RECODER, AGUSTÍN CAMACHO, MARCO AURÉLIO DE SENA, CARLOS ARTURO NAVAS & MIGUEL TREFAUT RODRIGUES 2013. A new species of Bachia Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae) from the Eastern Brazilian Cerrado, and data on its ecology, physiology and behavior. Zootaxa 3616 (2): 173–189 - get paper here
 
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